Though characteristically stiff and awkward, the governor was uncharacteristically emotional.
But congressional insiders say the notoriously unpredictable Lieberman is uncharacteristically loyal to Reid.
In an uncharacteristically personal turn, he confesses his fandom in the opening and titular essay of The Fun Stuff.
Pope Francis was uncharacteristically ceremonial, sticking largely to his scripted homily and dressed in the usual papal garb.
It was the most striking, uncharacteristically progressive decision of his reign.
Gingrich turned in an uncharacteristically restrained performance at the Tampa debate.
President Obama delivered an uncharacteristically low-key speech to kick things off.
Her final moments were uncharacteristically quiet and serene.
characteristic char·ac·ter·is·tic (kār'ək-tə-rĭs'tĭk)
The part of a logarithm to the base 10 that is to the left of the decimal point. For example, if 2.749 is a logarithm, 2 is the characteristic. Compare mantissa.